1962 - the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge, a truss arch bridge that connects twin cities in Michigan, U.S.A, and Ontario, Canada, opens.
This Day in History
1991 - the cable-stayed bridge, the Queen Elizabeth 2 Bridge, opens for the first time.
1997 - Ground is broken for Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, in Michigan.
1942 - The Alaska Highway connects to the North American railway network at Dawson Creek in Canada
1993 - The famous Dunes hotel in Las Vegas is demolished.
1794 - Designer of the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, Konstantin Thon, is born.
2011 - the Rio Negro, a 3595-meter-long cable-stayed bridge over the Rio Negro, opens in Brazil.
1698 - Designer of the Ecole Militaire in Paris, France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, is born.
1900 - The Wright Brothers fly in their glider for the first time.
1833- Inventor of dynamite, Alfred Nobel, is born in Sweden.